Talal Al Ansari

Manager, Product Design and Development

Talal Al Ansari joined the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation as Product Design and Development Manager in December 2018. In this position, he oversees retail strategy and operations across all of the Foundation’s Art, Culture and Heritage initiatives. He is currently overseeing the establishment of Nagwa, an original design studio based in Abu Dhabi that makes its own products and provides bespoke design and manufacturing services to individuals, companies and other institutions.

Prior to joining the SHF, Talal served as Manager of Corporate Communications, Quality and Projects at Sandooq Al Watan, a private-sector led initiative committed to social participation and national unity in the UAE. He also previously worked as a Senior Associate Planner at the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council.

He has a Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Architecture & Design at the American University of Sharjah.